Big stars find way to Pittsburgh’s brightest stages

Capri Scarcelli | A&E Editor | Billy Joel may have seen the lights go out on Broadway, but Elton John can't be kept in his penthouse as he takes over PNC Park Sept. 16.

Jacob Yanosick | Staff Writer

Aug. 25, 2022

As the summer concert season is wrapping up, local Pittsburgh venues prepare for highly anticipated fall tours; and it is expected for more shows to pop up throughout the fall season.

Wiz Khalifa and Logic will close out the summer this Sunday at The Pavilion at Star Lake with their Vinyl Verse Tour. 24kGoldn, DJ DRAMA, C Dot Castro and Fedd the God will open the show, with Logic and Khalifa headlining.

They both recently released albums – Logic with “Vinyl Days” and Khalifa with “Taylor Nights. ” They are expected to play a set of their more well-known hits, as well as songs off their new albums.

Twenty One Pilots will bring their ICY TOUR to PPG Paints Arena on Aug. 31, and Peter McPoland will be opening the show. They are expected to perform a 27-song set throughout the night, including hits like “Stressed Out,” “Ride” and “Heathens.”

Ringo Starr will bring his All-Starr Band tour to PPG Paints Arena on Sep. 10. He will likely perform a mix of his own songs, as well as Beatles classics. Starr is expected to perform many covers, including songs from Toto & The Isley Brothers.

Elton John is performing at PNC Park on Sept. 16, as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour named after his 1973 album “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.” This is intended to be his last tour.

For country fans, Zach Bryan will be performing at Stage AE on Sept. 19 as part of his American Heartbreak Tour, which will give an opportunity to see him perform in a mid-sized venue.

He will perform many of his hits, as well as songs from his latest album “American Heartbreak.”

Post Malone will bring his Twelve Carat Tour to PPG Paints Arena on Sept. 28. He is expected to play an 18-song mix from all his albums. Songs from his latest album “Twelve Carat Toothache include “Wrapped Around Your Finger,” “Cooped Up,” “I Like You” and “Insane.”